Bali, an Indonesian island located on the west of the Lesser Sunda Islands, is one of Southeast Asia’s most famous tourist destinations. Known for its stunning coastal features, luscious inlands, vibrant culture, traditional society, and thriving nightlife Bali is the largest tourist destination of Indonesia. Its breath-taking views, lush rice terraces and sparkling rivers, have made the island of Bali gain a reputation as being amongst the most tranquil destinations in the world. If you are looking for luxury accommodation in Bali make a reservation at the COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali.
Located in the interior of the island is the beautiful city of Ubud, which is known for the Puri Saren Royal Palace. The Puri Saren Royal Palace is arguably the most popular landmark in Ubud, and serves as a testament to Balinese architecture and culture. Thus, if there was a landmark in Ubud that must make it into any travel itinerary while in Ubud, it would be the Puri Saren Royal Palace.
The Puri Saren Royal Palace is the official residence of the Royal Family of Ubud and is located on Jalan Raya Ubud Road. The palace was initially constructed by Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel in the early 19th Century, and has subsequently been renovated and revamped by his heirs. The palace is considered to be a true work of art, as its architecture and landscaping are simply astounding. Some of the highlights of the palace include intricate stone carvings by the legendary I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, the magnificent gates of the neighboring Pura Marajan Agung, rows of statues of mythical and folk guardians and many breath-taking pavilions in the front section of the palace. The palace is also known for hosting traditional evening dance performances. These dance performances, with their exotic cultural elements and stunning visuals and sounds, are a treat for any lover of cultural dance performances. All in all, a visit to Puri Saren Royal Palace is one that you will not easily forget.
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